President of Walt Disney World Resort Josh D’Amaro Appointed to Re-Open Florida Task Force Executive Committee

Joining the ranks of Bob Iger and Thomas Mazloum, Josh D’Amaro, President of Walt Disney World Resort, has been appointed to the Re-Open Florida Task Force Executive Committee headed by Governor Ron DeSantis.

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis hosted a conference call with members of the Re-Open Florida Task Force Executive Committee to discuss the re-opening of Florida’s economy. The team includes 22 businesspeople and state leaders who will help lead the state out of the economic wreckage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Central Florida will be represented by theme park executives including Josh D’Amaro, President of Walt Disney World Resort. Other executives include John Sprouls, CAO of Universal Orlando Resort, Todd Jones, CEO of Publix Super Markets, and the following:

  • Florida Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez
  • Jimmy Patronis, Florida chief financial officer
  • Ashley Moody, Florida attorney general
  • Bill Galvano, president, Florida Senate
  • Jose Oliva, speaker, Florida House of Representatives
  • Sen. Wilton Simpson, president-designate, Florida Senate
  • Rep. Chris Sprowls, speaker-designate, Florida House of Representatives
  • Richard Corcoran, Commissioner of Education
  • Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami-Dade County
  • Mayor Dale Holness, Broward County
  • Mayor David Kerner, Palm Beach County
  • John Couris, president and CEO, Tampa General Hospital
  • Syd Kitson, chairman, Board of Governors for the State University System
  • Paul Reilly, chairman and CEO, Raymond James Financial
  • Alex Sanchez, president and CEO, Florida Bankers Association
  • Eric Silagy, president and CEO, Florida Power & Light Co.
  • Joe York, president, AT&T Florida and Caribbean

Josh D’Amaro has remained highly active within the parks and the Cast Member community throughout the closure, keeping the public informed via a series of Instagram posts on ongoing park upkeep, essential Cast Member duties, and more. At this time, all Disney Parks remain closed “until further notice.”

Source: Orlando Business Journal

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